In a kingdom near Persia a one-eyed man and a mysterious old woman told Prince Ajidahak his fate. He then killed his father and became the king. One day, he let his beloved cook kiss his shoulders, which caused snakes ...展开to grow out of them. No matter how times he cut them off, snakes continued to grow from his shoulders, seeking human heads to eat. Thus Ajidahak was caught in a bloody struggle.